Women's Health Symposium 2021

Women's Global Health Institute
December 8, 2021
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
STEW 310 & 302 & Remote


The Women's Global Health Institute (WGHI) will hold its 2021 Women's Health Symposium on December 8. This hybrid symposium features a keynote speaker of Dr. Pauline Maki (University of Illinois at Chicago) on women's mental health across the life course, and four outstanding researchers at Purdue working on sex-dependent behavioral and substance use; breast cancer metastasis; safe swallowing; and community-based approach on cervical cancer screening and care. 

Following the symposium talks, a poster session promotes collaborations and welcomes research on 

  • disease prevention; 
  • early detection; 
  • women's health; 
  • sex and gender differences; 
  • technology and tools looking for applications in women's health

Purdue graduate students having in-person posters will have a chance to win Best Poster Awards ($500 First Prize; $300 Second Prize; $150 Third Prize)

The event can be attended in-person or accessed virtually. Masks are required for all in-person attendees who must follow Protect Purdue guidelines. 

Symposium Talks: 1:00 - 3:00 PM EST at STEW 310 & Remote 

Poster Session: 3:00 - 4:30 PM EST at STEW 302 & Remote 


  • Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease
  • College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience

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